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Canadian Government NAFTA Consultations

on June 13th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Government of Canada is seeking public and industry comment on the renegotiation of the North American free trade agreement (NAFTA). The Government is interested in We are in hearing about what aspects or elements of NAFTA have worked well for Canadians and should remain as is and where changes…

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Market Access Program Unified Export Strategy

on June 1st, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA is seeking member input as it develops its 2018 Market Access Program (MAP) Unified Export Strategy (UES). Over the past few years the MAP program has been vital for the execution of NAEGA’s mission and objectives. NAEGA’s UES lays out programming and policy priorities for 2018, and development of…

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NAFTA Renegotiation Priorities

on June 1st, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Office of U.S. Trade Representative is requesting comments ahead of a public hearing on modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement. On May18 the U.S. Trade Representative formally notified Congress of the Administration’s intent to enter into negotiations with Canada and Mexico to modernize NAFTA. The notification kicks off…

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PNWER NAFTA Survey

on June 1st, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) is seeking industry input on renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) via an online survey. The Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) recently implemented a NAFTA Modernization Taskforce with representatives from each of PNWER’s U.S. and Canadian jurisdictions. PNWER is a statutory…

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APHIS Meetings and Comments on Part 340

on May 18th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced three public comment meetings on proposed revisions to 7 CFR Part 340 regulations regarding the importation, interstate movement, and environmental release of certain genetically engineered organisms. Meetings will take place at the following locations:  June 6 – Kansas City,…

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Consultation on Draft Plant and Animal Health Strategy for Canada

on April 4th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) Draft Plant and Animal Health Strategy for Canada is now available for consultation. The goal of the Strategy is to ensure the protection of human health and the environment through animal and plant health. The Strategy was developed collaboratively by government, industry and other…

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NAFTA and China Policy Teams

on February 21st, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA staff are recruiting member personnel to participate in policy teams focused on the North American Free Trade Agreement and China. The Board of Directors requested the creation of these policy teams during the January 31 Board meeting in Miami, Florida. Policy teams will monitor unfolding trade policy changes related…

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Jones Act Proposed Revocations and Modifications Comments

on February 7th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is seeking comment on proposed modification and revocation of headquarters’ ruling letters (HQ) relating to the application of the coastwise laws to certain merchandise and vessel equipment that are transported between coastwise points. CBP is planning to update HQ 101925 to bring it more…

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ASA-NAEGA-NOPA Comments to NTE

on October 18th, 2016 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA is seeking member input into their annual comments to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on the National Trade Estimate (NTE) report on Foreign Trade Barriers. The NTE set out an inventory of the most important foreign barriers affecting U.S. exports of goods and services, U.S. foreign direct investment, and…

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Vietnam Plant Protection WTO Notification

on September 21st, 2016 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

On August 15 the Vietnamese Plant Protection Department (PPD) informed the World Trade Organization (WTO) of changes to its articles of Law on Plant Protection and Quarantine. The articles amend the current rules on plant epidemics and the temporary suspension of imports and exports. The USDA is seeking comments on…

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